Spider-Man 2, Batman Begins, Sin City: April 30th Comic Reel Wrap

Fri, April 30th, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

Send This to a Friend

Separate multiple email address with commas.

You must state your name.

You must enter your email address.

SPIDER-MAN 2

Superhero Hype has a high resolution photo of Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man, crawling on his own web.

BATMAN BEGINS

Are you ready for a look at the Bat? The current issue of Entertainment Weekly, out today, has a look at Christian Bale in costume we have a scan of the page for you here.

SIN CITY

The Hollywood Reporter notes that Nick Stahl ("Carnivale") is in final negotiations to play the dual roles of Junior and Yellow Bastard.

BLACK WIDOW

In a follow up of our report on April 9, David Hayter will make his directorial debut on "Black Widow" for Lion's Gate Entertainment. "I like that she crossed over into everybody else's comic books," Hayter said. "She was the mysterious femme fatale in the story who did what was needed to be done and left." According to the article, "In Hayter's version, at birth the Black Widow is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative."

HELLBOY 2

Director Guillermo del Toro went on the Hellboy message boards to give an update. "We are in talks with Gonzo Anime for the HELLBOY anime series and we are shopping for the best possible videogame publishers -Spyda you are a genius- and possible engines. Mike Mignola and I will be involved inthe plotting of it to make sure that in flows with the mythology of the movie (s) anime, comic, etc, etc. Mezco Toys is prepping a SECOND WAVE Hellboy Toys. I know that they're planning a bitchin' NAZI KROENEN and a full-blown PRINCE OF DARKNESS HELLBOY standing over the city rubble. I would like to propose this... Make a poll as to your favorite action figure and I PROMISE I'll fight to get it made in the *" version, how is that??? And, yes, we are talking about a second movie. The B.O. numbers make perfect sense since we were a relatively 'inexpensive' movie at under $70 million and we will make enough domestically. Mike and I are fleshing out ideas and storylines we've been discussing for some time now. Mike thinks there will be no Lobster -sob- but Roger is in for sure. Some of the plotting will have hints of ALMOST COLOSSUS and C. WORM..."

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite has a new photo from the season finale, "Covenant," featuring a certain guest star dripping in spoilery goodness.

THAT'S A WRAP

If you have the scoop on anything related to comic book movies, TV adaptations or just want to give us a truck full of cash, no questions asked, drop us a line and let's coordinate. You can choose an alias if you'd like, or be mentioned by name -- we honor requests for anonymity. Broadcasting live from Los Angeles, this is your humble scribe Hannibal Tabu saying thanks for your time and indulgence, and (insert pithy sign-off here, once it gets out of development hell).

 
CBR News